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Thursday, January 26 | Career Week 2023

Thursday, Jan 26 | Connect

Thursday, January 26

Thursday is all about connecting. Connecting with fellow Terps to network, learn from each other and expand your network. 

Explore Thursday's sessions below (all times in EST).

Networking in Finance, Marketing and Legal Sectors | Noon

Hosted by: Northern NJ Alumni Network

image of laptop and charts

What's new in finance, legal and marketing? 

Virtual on Zoom

Join Northern NJ Terps for an open discussion on the hot topics and current happenings of today's professional environment. We will focus on these areas: marketing/communications, legal, and finance.

How to Network Effectively and Authentically | 5:00 p.m.

Hosted by: Alumnae Network

women networking

During this immersive session with fellow Terps, you'll hear tips to network effectively, build relationships authentically and discover ways to leverage your network.

In-person at Luminary, NYC

Making connections and maintaining relationships throughout your career are critical to navigating change, carving out your path, determining your next steps or simply building a broad and diverse network. By effectively building a diverse network, you are ensuring that whenever you need a new client, a new job or to develop your skills further, you can call upon your network to help you. Join Cate Luzio, Founder and CEO of Luminary, and a University of Maryland Board of Governors member, Amy Shoenthal, SVP, M Booth and Forbes Contributor, Eden Lopez-Robles, Managing Director, RBC Wealth Management, Aliya Thomas, Founder of Elevated Style by Aliya and Jaime Klein, CEO of Inspire Human Resources, for IRL networking and more. 

Terps in Law and Government with Judge Carlos Acosta '85, MA '91 | 6:00 p.m.

Hosted by: the Alumni Association

Carlos Acosta and William Chavez

Network and hear from the Honorable Judge Carlos Acosta '85, MA '91 about his path to leadership. 

In-person at Botanero in Rockville, MD

Join us as we hear from the Honorable Judge Carlos Acosta '85, MA '91 about his path to leadership. He will be interviewed by William Chavez, '16. Terps in law and government will be welcome to network with one another before and after the chat in Botanero's private event space. Appetizers, wine and beer to be served.

Smart Brevity: The Power of Saying More with Less, Book Talk and Networking Event | 6:00 p.m.

Hosted by: Philip Merrill College of Journalism

Roy Schwartz '98, MBA '01

An evening of networking for alums working in journalism, public relations and communication fields.

In-person at Axios Headquarters in Arlington, VA

Join the Philip Merrill College of Journalism and Axios for an evening of professional development and networking with alums working in journalism, communications, public relations or business. Roy Schwartz '98, MBA '01, co-founder and president of Axios, will discuss the art of Smart Brevity, writing less and saying more.

New York Terps Attorney Happy Hour | 6:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Terp Attorney Alumni Network

food and drink

A get-together for NY Terp Attorneys to get together for networking.

In-Person at the Bar at Moynihan, NYC

Join us for an opportunity to mix and mingle with fellow Terp attorneys. Food and drink will be included during the first hour of the event.

Resume and Interview Tips and Tricks | 6:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Howard County Alumni Network

Susan Chong Powell

Resume tips and tricks for Terps.

Virtual on Zoom

Join Susan Chong Powell, adjunct professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, to talk about the qualities of a winning resume and key tips and tricks for nailing the interview. Come with questions surrounding the resume or interview process and get your answers from an expert. 

Policy Careers: Alumni Changing the World | 7:00 p.m.

Hosted by: School of Public Policy

School of public policy logo

Policy Careers in Action

In-Person at The School of Public Policy

Come hear from School of Public Policy alumni graduates who are using their skills and experiences to change the world. We will be joined by a panel of alumni that are making an immediate impact on important policy issues. Join to learn how you can also derive more meaning from your career. Light refreshments will be provided.

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